Rear Admiral M. R. Pierce

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Abstract: The Cadameter is a celestial plotting bbard (see Appendix A). It is an azimuthal equidistant projection so designed that one measures the course and distance (altitude and azimuth) by means of a combined protractor and linear scale. On this projection a great circle passing through or near the point of tangency is a straight line. Aeronautical Services, Inc. is preparing to produce the Cadameter in conjunction with the Weems Polar Computer.
Published in: NAVIGATION: Journal of the Institute of Navigation, Volume 3, Number 7
Pages: 250 - 261
Cite this article: Pierce, Rear Admiral M. R., "THE CADAMETER", NAVIGATION: Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 3, No. 7, 1953, pp. 250-261.
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